Market profile

Italy is a member of the European Union (EU) and is subject to EU regulatory requirements. It is characterised by a developed, industrial north and a strong and diversified manufacturing base.

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  • Imports from Italy A$6,095 million
  • Exports to Italy A$1,331 million
  • Capital Rome
  • Official Language Italian
  • Area 294,140 sq km
  • Population 60.8 million

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Country brief

A comprehensive overview of political, economic and bilateral and regional trade agreements.

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Trade and economic fact sheet

Containing general information, recent economic indicators, Australia’s trade and investment relationship with Italy and their global merchandise trade relationship that is updated twice a year.

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The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Smartraveller site provides advice for business travellers and tourists going to Italy. This is regularly updated and should be checked before planning travel.

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